Tribal Government

SaginawChippewa Indian Tribe Council

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe Council is committed to providing information of interest to all its members, both on and off the reservation.

Our Tribal Council
( l to r:) Bill Federico, Theresa Jackson, Louanna Bruner, Sergeant-at-Arms Kenny Sprague, Treasurer Craig Graveratte, Sub-Chief Julius S. Peters, Chief Ronald F. Ekdahl, Secretary Frank J. Cloutier, Chaplain Diana Quigno-Grundahl, Lindy Hunt, Jennifer L. Wassegijig and Ron Nelson

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Information Technology: Training
Information Technology: Training
The IT Technical Training Division is available to assist all associates within the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe's organization. Our goal is to support and aid associates with their job duties and help them understand and effectively utilize the Microsoft Office Products. We offer a variety of instructor led Microsoft Office training sessions, such as Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook and Publisher. We also offer ongoing Keyboarding courses to increase your typing efficiency.

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A selection from the Ziibiwing Cultural Center
A Ziibiwing Center Collection
With the help of our contributors in 2007, the ZC Collections Committee acquired 1,483 artifacts that are beneficial to the cultural and spiritual well-being of the tribe.

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Human Resources

The Human Resources Office of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe handles all recruitment, application and job placement for individuals interested in seeking employment here. There are a wide variety of available opportunities. The tribe supports an array of activities similar to what you find in any municipality, including hotel and gaming enterprises, governmental services, and educational administration.

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Job Hotline
Employment Center

Native World News

Rep. Haaland to Visit Saginaw Chippewa Tribe - Will Participate at Freedom Walk and Powwow
Published: Jul 15, 2019 - on

The Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe (SCIT) announces that U.S. Representative Deb Haaland, a tribal citizen of the Pueblo of Laguna Tribe, will visit the Tribe on July 26 and 27, 2019.
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Winnipeg football player reps MMIWG face paint at U.S. tournament
Published: Jul 05, 2019 - on

Before hitting the gridiron on a California First Nation last week, Nick Wakos brushed black paint on his hand, pressed his palm to his face, and wept with his mother.
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Sundance Institute Indigenous Program Director N. Bird Runningwater Invited to Join Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Published: Jul 05, 2019 - on

N. Bird Runningwater, director of Sundance Institute’s Indigenous Program, has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as part of the Members-at-Large Branch.
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American Indian Sobriety Month 2019
Published: 7/22/2019 2:58:00 PM - Behavioral Health

American Indian Sobriety Month (AISM) kicks off on July 31 with Family Game Night, 5:30-7:30pm at Andahwod, dinner served and games family oriented provided. Please join us for the AISM activities throughout the month of August.
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Youth Summit
Published: 7/22/2019 2:53:00 PM - 7th Generation Programs

July 29th-30th 2019 | 8a-5p | SECR Ballrooms
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Live Webcast - Native Fest Car Bingo
Published: 7/22/2019 2:25:00 PM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Live from the Ziibiwing Center on July 23, 2019 for 6pm to 9pm
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Freedom Walk 2019
Published: 7/22/2019 1:12:00 PM - Behavioral Health

Saturday, July 27 at the Eagles Nest Tribal Gym | Doors open at 7 a.m. | Walk begins at 9 a.m.
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Michigan Indian Family Olympics-Agenda Update
Published: 7/19/2019 11:51:00 AM - Michigan Indian Family Olympics

Due to the “extreme heat” weather advisory, the Michigan Indian Family Olympics (MIFO) agenda has been changed. The opening ceremony will start at 9:00am with an early closure, all events will finish at 1:30pm.
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World Indigenous People's Day August 9
Published: 7/18/2019 4:29:00 PM - Ziibiwing Cultural Center

Wednesday, August 9, 2019 • 5pm-6pm
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Sacred Fire Lunch - TODAY July 18, 2019
Published: 7/18/2019 11:34:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Please join us today for Sacred fire lunch; We will be having meatballs with noodles, salad, and watermelon.
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Live Webcast : 2019 Michigan Indian Family Olympics - Opening Ceremony
Published: 7/18/2019 10:40:00 AM - Michigan Indian Family Olympics

Watch a live webcast of the MIFO Opening Ceremony from CMU's Bennett Track & Field on Friday , July 19, 2019 at 9 am.
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Baby Celebration - Today! July 18, 2019 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. | Seventh Generation
Published: 7/18/2019 8:17:00 AM - 7th Generation Programs

Please join us this evening for the baby celebration We will be having Sloppy Joes, watermelon, fry bread, macaroni & cheese, and corn on the cob.
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Saginaw Chippewa Powwow
July 26th - July 28th
Native Fest 2019
July 23rd & July 24th
Michigan Indian Family Olympics
Friday, July 19th

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